guiFactory() in KTextEditor::MainWindow

Thomas Friedrichsmeier thomas.friedrichsmeier at
Thu Jan 16 16:44:49 GMT 2020

On Mon, 06 Jan 2020 19:50:17 +0100
Christoph Cullmann <christoph at> wrote:
> For the proposed extension/change: Perhaps we should do it the other
> way around:
> 1) Deprecate KTextEditor::MainWindow::guiFactory()
> 2) Let the host application add the plugin views to it's GUI by 
> "requiring" that they
> inherit from the KXMLGUIClient

Well, that wasn't quite as easy as expected, formally, as KXMLGUIClient
is not derived from QObject.

Anyway, a proposal along those lines is now in a side-branch of the
ktexteditor and kate repositories (and it appears to be functional,
too). I hope that is an appropriate place.

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